1. Be All In
2. We are Stronger in Numbers
Commandos run in 6 man teams; we are all working towards a common goal a purpose on each mission, we are stronger in numbers. It’s important to have a strong team environment around you especially during high-stress encounters.
You must identify the right people to be by your side to keep your motivation and drive high throughout your mission, rid your life of the ones holding you back, there is always strength in numbers and success requires teamwork and support.
Remember you become like the five people you spend the most time with. Choose wisely.
3. It’s Mind Over Matter
Special Forces Soldiers are put through 12 months of grueling testing criterias to test them physically, mentally and emotionally only 6-8% of candidates pass the selection process out of thousands of applicants. What sets those who pass ahead of those who fail is the power of their mind to control and influence their body, it’s mind over matter. Your body is capable of 20x more than your mind will let it, remember this next time you make excuses, today’s society is so coddled up in comfort and laziness, it’s time to step outside your comfort zone, that’s where the magic happens.
4. Thrive on Adversity
Building resiliency and mental toughness are vital amongst Special Forces Soldiers; we need to be able to rise and lead no matter the circumstances that surround us, to just get the job done. We must learn to thrive on adversity
Consider this next time you hit a roadblock in life
- Consider it a Challenge “How could what I’m going through be a growth opportunity?”
- Take control. “What can I control? What can I do to feel more in control?”
- Make a commitment. “What gives me meaning and purpose, and how can I get involved?”
There is a solution to every problem; it is the way you look at the problem, to begin with, that will determine the outcome.
5. Get Comfortable being Uncomfortable
During my years in the Australian army, I had to “get comfortable being uncomfortable.” There was not a single day where we didn’t do something that forced us to push the discomfort aside to be able to maintain focus on the mission. If you failed at this, you risked getting injured, or even worse, killed. We were tested on this over and over during selection being put in situations that force us to get uncomfortable, the more you push the limits in the uncomfortable zone, the more you grow as a person.
Often your going to find yourself in uncomfortable situations the best option is to embrace the situation, grow your comfort zone and know that you will be able to face even larger challenges down the road. I like to say “suck it up” embrace the discomfort and grow from the experiences.
Quit the excuses, How do your excuses start? They begin as a protective measure to avoid pain, your pride, your ego -- it's our way of avoiding the truth.
Using my Special Forces experience, I have developed training programs based on my military knowledge as well as his experience with competitive gymnastics, professional soccer, competitive bodybuilding, Crossfit and competitive Ninja Warrior obstacle course challenges.
These programs are designed to test you physically, mentally and emotionally, people say how do you teach mental toughness and motivation, my answer is,
You practice it every day. Mental Toughest is as much about the little things as it is about the big things. Your goal is to actively hunt out the situations that will test you, challenge you and potentially offer you failure.
JOIN THE CUSTOM MENTORING PROGRAM AND REALISE YOUR POTENTIAL.